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egalitarian (adj.)

1881, from French égalitaire, from Old French egalite "equality," from Latin aequalitatem (see equality). Originally often in egalitarian despotism, such as the government resulting from the French Revolution or the ideas of the communists. The noun, "person who favors egalitarianism," is from 1920.

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Definitions of egalitarian
1
egalitarian (n.)
a person who believes in the equality of all people;
Synonyms: equalitarian
2
egalitarian (adj.)
favoring social equality;
Synonyms: classless
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